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Top 100 Yachts From BI

1. Eclipse 162.5m (533’2″) | 2010 After five years of intensive design, development and construction, Eclipse left the Blohm + Voss yard in Hamburg on the 9th December 2010, to formally take her place as the largest superyacht in the world. Managed by Blue Ocean Yacht Management, Eclipse features a diesel-electric propulsion system with generators powering rotating Azipod drives, […]

Northern Star was built for an extremely experienced and knowledgeable owner

The new 247ft exploration yacht Northern Star was built for an extremely experienced and knowledgeable owner by Lürssen of Germany. Showing superb quality in every department – from engineering down to the smallest detail of the interior fit-out- she is a real star, combining the luxury of a true superyacht with the go-anywhere abilities of a work boat. The term […]

HOW WOULD AN OWNER GO ABOUT BUILDING A YACHT

HOW WOULD AN OWNER GO ABOUT BUILDING A YACHT SPECIFICALLY AS A CHARTER VESSEL? WE LOOK AT HOW THIS 70 METRE NOBISKRUG WAS DESIGNED FOR MASS APPEAL WHILE BEING UNIQUE ENOUGH TO SECURE BOOKINGS OVER RIVALS.   Designing a yacht from scratch can be a daunting task for any potential owner. For serial owners of new-builds however, there […]

Superyacht Security

PIRACY IS ON THE INCREASE, WITH MORE THAN 200 INCIDENTS LAST YEAR. OWNERS MUST ENSURE THEIR YACHTS ARE PROTECTED IN HIGH-RISK AREAS. Words: Kate Hubert FITTING OUT A SUPERYACHT“They were surprised to firm eight people in flak jackets with guns awaiting their arrival… 24 hours later other ships were hijacked and taken hostage,” says Reel Dragon […]

Lurssen’s 60m SOLEMATES Masterfully Exudes Elegance, Simplicity & Power

IN TODAY”S WORLD OF WATERBORNE OPULENCE, LURSSEN’S 60 METRE SOLEMATES MASTERFULLY EXUDES ELEGANCE, SIMPLICITY AND POWER.   Everything about Solemates is new, even though she is actually sixth in a line of Lurssen 60s, but much of the”newness” can be attributed to Lurssen”s policy – in thoroughly sound Germanic fashion – to benefit from development and pass the results onto the […]

Top 10 superyachts completed in 2010

2010 ended on a high note with the delivery of the world’s largest private yacht, the 162.5m Eclipse, earlier this month. Built by Blohm + Voss, her delivery had been keenly anticipated for some time after numerous delays since launch, and the result is impressive with one of the most well balanced yachts now on […]

Interview with the owner of Hakvoort’s Allegria

By Merijn de Waard In 2004 the Monnickendam based Hakvoort shipyard launched the 46m Flamingo Daze, today known as Allegria. Allegria was designed by Glade Johnson with naval architecture by Vripack. Early 2007 she was sold and her current owner made substantial improvements to the yacht, making her one of the most popular charter yachts. SYT speaks with the […]

High Style on the Water

High Style on the Water Setting a New Standard, a Designer Recrafts her Family Yacht, Audacia When she first saw it at its berth in Nice, its interior was swathed in purple. Purple draperies. Purple sofas. Purple walls. Even purple paper covering the dining table. Purple, purple, everywhere—deep purple, light purple and all the purply shades […]

Mirgab V – Burger Goes BIG!

“Maghreb V” Burger Goes BIG! by Capt. Chuck Gnaegy So personal, like choosing the soubriquet for a beloved pet, is naming a yacht. Whether intentionally or no, the result artfully tells something about the owner, something cherished, perhaps; some hidden dream, or personality quirk, even something outlandish, for some. And so it was with Mirgab, […]

MORAN YACHT AND SHIP featured in the issue of The Yacht Report Magazine

THE YACHT REPORT The leading business magazine for the construction, management, ownership & operation of luxury yachts THE BROKERS REPORT News, Comment, Interviews, Updates and Reports from the Brokerage & Charter Industry Robert Moran Heavyweight Broker pulling no punches report News, Comment, Interviews, Updates and Reports from the Brokerage & Charter Industry Captain Michael Howorth […]